Monday, May 23, 2011

13 freebies that may lower your monthly spending!

13 freebies that may lower your monthly spending!

1. Unlimited texts from your computer-
Sign up for a free email account through Google (gmail) or AOL ( and you can send and receive texts through your account for free, wherever you have computer access!

2. Free business cards-
These can come in handy even if you don't own your own business or blog (or have an occupation where you must purchase your own business cards.) You can make these for your daughter that loves to babysit, your son that loves to walk dogs, or make mommy cards (cards that have your child's emergency information on it..examples: allergies, doctor's name and number, and a number to reach you) At Vistaprint, you can put in an order for 250 full-color business cards and only pay shipping! Only need a few? Head over to for 10 free "sample" customizable business cards!

3. DVD rentals-
First, sign up for an account at and collect a code for a free rental instantly. Next, enroll in their text club online (Redbox will then text you a free rental code on the first Monday of each month. You can also find free rental codes at! You can also check out, which has the best selection of TV episodes, along with classic and newer flicks.

4.Satisfy your sweet tooth-
Join Godiva's loyalty program, called the Chocolate Rewards Club to receive a free piece of chocolate each month from the Godiva boutique (I believe Jordan Creek has one, for those of you who live near me)! You can also visit your local Lindt chocolate shop to sample a free truffle flavor.

5. Make free calls off your smartphone-
If you have wi-fi access, you can download the free Skype app to call any friend in the network without using any minutes on your plan!

6. Free Wi-Fi connection-
Surf the wb for free with the help of With the help of this site, you can locate free wifi hot spots in your area, including restaurants, libraries, coffee shops and bookstores!

7. Free faxing- offers to allow you to fax an online document for free to any fax machine!

8. Red Plum coupons mailed to your house-
If you do not receive Red Plum coupons in your Sunday paper or would just prefer to have them mailed to your home, you can head over here to sign up! These are the same redplum inserts that came in your Sunday paper except you will also get them the day you get the grocery ads in your paper. It can take up to 6 weeks to be added to the mailing list!

9. Edit your photos for free-
You don't have to pay for expensive editing software to add special effects such as changing your photos from color to black and white, add text, crop, alter and more. lets you upload your pictures to their website and edit them for free!

10. Free homework help-
Instead of hiring a tutor when your child has a few homework questions, they can use to ask real educators questions at this study guide site.

11. Free ringtones-
Scan Fun for Mobile’s free database of thousands of ringtones (and wallpaper) download them to your phone in a snap.

12. Free Computer virus protection-’s free, dependable package also includes spyware removal, a spam killer, a scam shield and more.

13. Free tax return help-
People with low to moderate incomes ($49,000 and less), military families and those aged 60 and older qualify for free help with tax returns from trained volunteers. At the site, locate the category that applies to you, then call the number provided.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you!!! I refuse to get the Sunday paper because of the cost, I don't have time to read it and I only want the coupons. Ads I can look at online for free. I just signed up for the Red Plum coupons. :) Jyl